Chapter 2 Quiz (Instant Feedback)
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1. Information that is directly gathered and verifiable through the senses, such as measurements and research findings, is called __________ information.
2. Research findings are accepted as true based on the __________ of the findings.
3. Suppose a psychologist did an experiment to see if different teaching methods affected people's scores on a math test. In this example, the teaching method would be the __________ variable.
4. A set of concepts used to organize, explain, and predict factual observations, best defines which level of science?
5. Before Zoe participates in a study of how stress affects memory, the researcher describes the study and tells her that she can withdraw from the study at any time without penality. This example illustrates the process of
6. Suppose a psychologist conducted a research study of children on a playground by simply recording the percent of time that children spend playing alone or playing with other children. This study best illustrates which research method?
7. Which of these is the clearest advantage of the correlational method of research?
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